Showing posts from November, 2009

Quilled cyclamens framed art

This is one of my old quilling pieces inspired by nature, my attempt to make cyclamens with their unique flowers and patterned leaves. As an accent I added the red-and-black firebug, a little larger than life-size. In Israel, both cyclamens and firebugs can be seen in February through April.

Hanukkah (Chanukah) crafts

Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah ) is a Jewish holiday, the Holiday of Lights. This year it will be celebrated in mid-December. You can read about Hanukkah in Wikipedia, but if you're looking for craft ideas for Hanukkah, I have a few to share: Hanukkah Quilling and Greeting Cards Hanukkah cards with quilled Hanukkah Menorah (Hanukkiah) Magnets with quilled dreidels Decorative quilled Hanukkah Menorah with daffodils Miniature decorative Hanukiyot (quilling)

Make a space rocket toy from toilet paper rolls

Some time ago I stopped throwing away toilet paper rolls, because they can be used in a variety of craft projects. This toy rocket is another example of such easy and eco-friendly kids crafts.

Quilled butterfly in a fishbowl

Where do I put my finished quilling, if it's too big for a frame or shadowbox? In a fishbowl!

Make a Hanukkah-themed lantern from a milk carton

Hanukkah is coming, and I'd like to suggest this simple craft idea. A Hanukkah-themed lantern can be made with kids, it doesn't require special skills or materials and lets you recycle things you would otherwise throw away.

How to make a beveled picture frame out of paper

Long awaited instructions and templates for making a beveled paper frame I've used for my quilling projects " Poppies " and " Dandelions and raspberries ". To additionally illustrate the use of a frame like this, I've created a quilled passionflower, which isn't a thoroughly designed work, so be indulgent, please.